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10 Finicky Feline Foodies

Here are 10 examples of finicky foodie felines critiquing everything from ketchup to string cheese

Pablo the Pug Is a Food Critic

Pablo the Pug has a very refined palate. He won't eat just anything, as most other dogs will. He's learned a lot about food from his world travels, and knows a thing or two about haute cuisine (or so his owner tells us). His method is very simple. One sniff means he dislikes it. Two or more sniffs means it's OK. But how do you really know if Pablo likes what he's tasting? If he can't stop himself from pugging out. Watch the video to see what we mean....

Q & A: Rachael Ray Dishes On Her Dog Food Truck

Rachael Ray is already known for creating delicious grub for humans, but now she is pleasing the pet palate, too. In 2008, Ray started the Nutrish dog food line, with a series of products dedicated to giving canines healthy and yummy food choices. To celebrate the expansion of her line, Ray dished out free meals from a food…

Expert Advice for Your Cat's Mealtime Issues

The palates of pussycats are a tricky business. Luckily, pet-behavior expert Victoria Stilwell is willing to help us figure out what's behind some of our felines' weirdest mealtime behaviors. The Animal Planet star stresses that this is need-to-know information, because changes in your cat's eating habits can be a sign of…

7 Foods You Should Never Feed Your Cat

By Arden Moore, Vetstreet.com Although it can be irksome for owners, being branded finicky could ultimately be a boon for cats — especially when it comes to ingesting potentially dangerous foods. “The main drivers of palatability for cats are protein and fat content, with moisture and texture being important…

SMN, Flickr You want to keep your feline healthy and frisky and you know that good nutrition is essential. But what makes a healthy cat food? What type of cat food is best for your pet? And do you need to know anything special about storing it? Our friends WebMD Healthy Pets found out what we need to know. 1. What is cat food made of? In general, cat food consists of water, proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals. But how close your cat's diet comes to that of its feral cousins depends on what formula the cat food manufacturer uses. Proteins are the basic building blocks for cells, tissues, and organs. They can be either animal-based or plant-based, and either type may show...